still am. and i met my wife several years ago, and her son is gay, and i really wasn't too understanding of what the issues were for the homosexual community, and stuff like that. and getting to know the kid and understand him and talk to him, and really listen you know, it's -- you know it's just no different than anybody else you know and i'm just letting people know if i can change my mind be as rednecked as i am i understand that, you know it's because you are gay or lesbian or whatever you are no less american or no less human than anybody else. >> stephanie: ah thank you, nick. >> all it takes is for someone to get to know a gay person and know they are no different. >> stephanie: that's right. that's why the polls are changes, nick is because of people like your son.